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National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
241 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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Regional Hourly Observations For CRAWFORD County
Issued at 300 AM EST THU DEC 14 2017
SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST INDIANA
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
BLOOMINGTON    PTCLDY    29  18  63 NW9G20    29.83R WCI  20          
SEYMOUR +      PTCLDY    34  21  60 NW15      29.81R WCI  24          

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Meteograms: South Bend , Fort Wayne , Lafayette , Indianapolis , Evansville


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Indiana
Based on observations at 300am EST, Thursday December 14, 2017

Across Indiana...temperatures are near 15 degrees north, near 30 degrees central, and near 37 degrees south. Current sky conditions are clear north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 13 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. Winds are from the north at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 3 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 17 mph with gusts at 26 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 18 degrees central. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph with gusts at 20 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 29 degrees south. The livestock cold stress index is in the emergency category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 37 degrees at Evansville. The lowest temperature is MOCLDY degrees at Kokomo.


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For CRAWFORD County,IN

536 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 /436 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017/

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Sustained winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph will be 
possible this evening. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday.

A weather system bringing rainfall is expected to impact the region
on Sunday. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CRAWFORD County, IN
Issued at 306 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

EARLY THIS MORNING
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of flurries. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph early in the morning.

TODAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. North winds up to 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

SUNDAY
Rain showers likely. Highs in the mid 40s. Chance of showers 70 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 30s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 30.

WEDNESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s.

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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Indiana
                              INDIANA                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 19-23    DEC 21-27    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Total Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day, 120-Day

Almanac Information
Thursday December 14, 2017 the 348th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.270000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 07:59 EST Set 17:21 EST
Transit Meridian 12:40 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:29 EST Ends 17:51 EST

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy

Yesterday's Highs , Lows
Sunrise/Sunset/Moonrise/Moonset Computation (USN)

Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
DECEMBER 14TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Wet and cold: Louisville, KY set both a record low (2 degrees) and a daily 
precipitation record (2.21 inches). (The high temperature that day was 42.)
(NWS Louisville)
...1924...
The temperature at Helena MT plunged 79 degrees in 24 hours, and 88 degrees
in 34 hours. The mercury plummeted from 63 above to 25 below zero. At
Fairfield MT the temperature plunged 84 degrees in just 12 hours, from 63
at Noon to 21 below zero at midnight. (David Ludlum)
...1987...
A powerful storm spread heavy snow from the Southern High Plains to the
Middle Mississippi Valley, and produced severe thunderstorms in the Lower
Mississippi Valley. During the evening a tornado hit West Memphis TN
killing six persons and injuring two hundred others. The tornado left 1500
persons homeless, and left all of the residents of Crittendon County
without electricity. Kansas City MO was blanketed with 10.8 inches of snow,
a 24 hour record for December, and snowfall totals in the Oklahoma
panhandle ranged up to 14 inches. Strong winds, gusting to 63 mph at Austin
TX, ushered arctic cold into the Great Plains, and caused considerable
blowing and drifting of snow. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Blowing snow was reported in western Kansas, as snow and gusty winds
plagued the Central Rockies and Central High Plains. Colorado Springs CO
reported thirteen inches of snow. Low pressure in Wisconsin brought heavy
snow to the Lake Superior snowbelt area, with 22 inches reported at
Marquette MI. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
High winds and heavy snow prevailed from Montana to Colorado. Snowfall
totals in Wyoming ranged up to 20 inches at Burgess Junction, leaving up to
48 inches on the ground in the northeast sections of the state. Wind gusts
in Colorado reached 87 mph south of the town of Rollinsville. Strong
northwesterly winds continued to produce heavy snow squalls in the Great
Lakes Region. Totals in northeastern Lower Michigan ranged up to 29 inches
at Hubbard Lake, with 28 inches reported at Posen. Two day totals in
northeastern Wisconsin ranged up to thirty inches. (Storm Data) (The
National Weather Summary)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky